Requirements to Obtaining your License
Work that can be Done Under this License
Limited Residential (LR): This license allows the holder to perform electrical installations on single or multi-family dwelling units not exceeding three floors above grade.
The following restrictions apply to the holder of this license:
A. Licensee must work under the supervision, direction, or control of a general supervisor electrician.
B. Licensee is limited to making installations in residential dwelling units.
Electrician General Journeyman (J): This license category will allow the holder to perform any type of electrical installation.
Electrical Contractor license is a specialized license allowing a company to engage in the business of making electrical installations. This license is required in addition to licensing and bonding required by the Construction Contractors Board. License fee $250.00
Applying to get your License
$110.00. Includes a $10.00 exam fee and $100.00 application fee. The application fee includes the first license cycle after passing the examination. All application fees are non-refundable. Download application form here.
DCBS - Building Codes Division
PO BOX 14470
Salem, OR 97309 - 0404
The following hours are needed for the cooresponding electrical license:
Books and References for the Exam
These books are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.
Only the following materials are permitted for OPEN-BOOK examinations:
Exam Review, Training, Education
We currently offer the Oregon Electrical Review in an online practice test format. Our electrical practice includes over 400 real NEC questions. Each time you take the practice test, the questions are randomly generated from our database. Therefore, you will never see the same test twice, guaranteeing you the best review possible for your examination.
Online Practice Tests: $149